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By Dan Domenech
Added by Michael Keany on September 9, 2011 at 6:43pm — No Comments
For the first time since I have been supervising student teachers, I have a group at the start of the year, as opposed to my usual assignment at the latter half of the school year. This has brought to light a subject that I often fought against as a teacher, and now have to counsel student teachers on how best to approach the subject. Summer Reading: how do we assess it?
New York State’s recommendation for reading is that each student completes reading 25 books per year. Most…
Added by Pam Calandra on September 7, 2011 at 11:27am — No Comments
I thought I'd use this space to share a recent blog entry from one of my favorite blogs - Dangerously Irrelevant If you aren't following Dr. Scott McLeod already, I'd suggest subscribing to his site.
By Dr. Scott McLeod (Dangerously Irrelevant)
Dear principal or…
Added by William Brennan, Ed.D. on September 6, 2011 at 8:39pm — No Comments
As an educational blogger I would love to think, that once I reflected on an issue in education, and addressed it in my blog, everyone would clearly understand the error of their ways and fall in line according to my sage advice. Of course the reform movement would move forward, and I would expect a small plaque would be placed on a bench in front of the lobby of some school commemorating my great contribution to the system that we call education.
That being said, the reality is…
Added by Tom Whitby on September 1, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments